GCU Principal receives CBE at Palace of Holyroodhouse

05 July 2013

Professor Pamela Gillies is awarded the CBE by Her Majesty The Queen

Professor Pamela Gillies is awarded the CBE by Her Majesty The Queen

Professor Pamela Gillies, Principal and Vice-Chancellor of GCU, was awarded her CBE medal by Her Majesty The Queen at an investiture ceremony on Tuesday, July 2. 

She was made a CBE in the Queen’s New Year Honours List in recognition of her services to education and public health.

Speaking after the ceremony, which took place at the Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh, Professor Gillies said: “It was a surprisingly emotional experience to be awarded the CBE by Her Majesty The Queen, and I am deeply honoured to have received this award.”

“I’ve been fortunate to work with truly exceptional colleagues during my career, including many here at GCU, and I was very conscious of their contribution on what was a very special day.”